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Black wave: a family's adventure at sea and the disaster that saved them

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Businessman John and his wife, Jean, both experienced sailors, decided the time was right to give their four children a taste of life on the high seas. This book tells how their dream trip began on Long Island Sound and ended almost two years later as a nightmare in treacherous waters off a remote atoll in French Polynesia.
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When John and Jean Silverwood, both experienced sailors, decided to give their four children a taste of life on the high seas, they hoped the trip would offer important learning experiences, not only about the natural world but about the beauty of human life stripped down to its essence, far from civilization. But the adventure that awaited them would surpass anything they could have imagined. Aboard their fifty-five-foot catamaran, the Silverwood family found its bonds tested as never before as they struggled with family and marriage dynamics in compressed quarters alongside the terrifying forces of nature. In the crucible of the sea, a stronger, tighter unit was forged. Then, just when it seemed that they had mastered every challenge, their world was shattered in a split second of sheer horror. Now the real test began, forcing them to fight for their very lives.

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subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- United States -- Biography
Emerald Jane (Catamaran)
Manuae (Cook Islands) -- Description and travel
Ocean travel
Silverwood, Jean -- Travel
Silverwood, John -- Family
Silverwood, John -- Travel
Yachting accidents
Yachting injuries
title_display Black wave : a family's adventure at sea and the disaster that saved them
title_full Black Wave A Family's Adventure at Sea and the Disaster That Saved Them
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Biography & Autobiography
Description and travel
Family & Relationships
Ocean travel
Silverwood, Jean
Silverwood, John
Yachting accidents
Yachting injuries